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Could remanufactured control components place HPI plants at risk?

10.01.2013  |  Clayton, D.,  ARC Advisory Group , 

Keywords: [electronics] [safety] [valves] [refurbished parts] [maintenance]

The hydrocarbon processing industry (HPI) must address a number of potentially catastrophic safety issues. One issue, in particular, is the growing use of remanufactured equipment and components from unknown sources. Such parts may not comply with the original equipment manufacturer’s (OEM’s) design specifications. Owner-operators need to fully understand the risks of sourcing remanufactured equipment from unknown and untrusted third parties.

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